Consultant - Medical Affairs

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Updated: October 1, 2019
Location: London, ENG, United Kingdom
Job ID: 1257


You’re driven, resourceful, and above all else - remarkably smart.

You love a good challenge. You are the first to roll up your sleeves and work with relentless energy until you solve the unsolvable, beat the unbeatable and you always come out on top. Passable doesn’t cut it – you’ve got fire in your belly to learn more, do more and be more. For you, the sweetest success is shared success and you’re known for your good nature. You’ll fit right in at Syneos Health where we surround ourselves with the most talented and agile professionals in the industry, but we check our egos at the door.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developedand commercialized. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies - INC Research and inVentiv Health - we bring together more than 23,000 clinical and commercial minds to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Teaming with some of the most talented professionals in the industry, you'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment where you'll be supported with comprehensive resources including emerging technologies, data, science and knowledge sharing. Grow your career with a global company committed to shortening the distance from lab to life.


This opportunity is with Syneos Health Consulting, an industry-leading consulting firm specializing in the biopharmaceutical industry providing services across a comprehensive range of key Practice Areas including commercial strategy and planning, medical affairs, risk and program management and pricing and market access. You’ll join a team with industry focus, depth of functional expertise, and strong scientific and market knowledge that is uniquely positioned to tackle highly complex business and market challenges to develop achievable strategies for our clients.

The role of Senior Engagement Manager is within the Medical Affairs Practice Area.


  • Manages/Leads a book of business in the Medical Affairs Practice Area, proactively working to grow the book of business by:
    • Building strong relationships with MDs
    • Supporting the BD process
    • Building relationships with clients across the Life Sciences sector
  • Acts as a Project Manager with responsibility  for overall project hygiene and execution:
    • Works with the team to create high-quality deliverables from start to finish and advises the team on production and delivery best practices through hands-on guidance
  • Delivers superior client experience:
    • Leads professional, positive, and mature interactions with clients
    • Ensures client satisfaction through project delivery & experience with other team members
  • Works with the team to create high-quality deliverables from start to finish and advises the team on production and delivery best practices through hands-on guidance
  • Provides strategic influence on project teams, with clients, and to Practice Area leadership
  • Develops and maintains  excellent peer-level client relationships
  • Participates in the BD process through writing and pricing full proposals  and actively participating in the pitch and negotiation process
  • Takes responsibility for career advising to consulting staff team members as a Development Coach

Job Requirements

Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has the mandatory experience required in the role:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience within the Life Sciences R&D and/or Medical Affairs field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ broad experience in a consultancy environment
  • Solid understanding of clinical development processes and up-to-date knowledge of European clinical trial regulations
  • Ability to build and maintain internal and external client relationships within Medical Affairs or Regulatory networks
  • Strong experience with creating high-quality client deliverables, ideally in either R&D and/or Medical Affairs
  • Skilled in managing and developing staff, along with projects and project teams.
Salary: Competitive

Opening Date: 12th October 2018
Closing Date:   9th November 2018

Make your work matter everywhere. Be a driving force in a rapidly evolving healthcare industry.

Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled)

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